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A gold surface that has been subjected to some process to produce a textured, non-smooth effect as a modern style of decoration. The effect can be produced by making overall marking by engraving or with an electric drill or by heating the surface to the point where the surface gold becomes molten and runs to create the desired effect of texturing.
From: An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry, autor: Harold Newman, publishers: Thames and Hudson